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General University News

october 31

UI Museums Host Programs On History and Animals

Geneva Campus Ministry Holds Peace Prayers Nov. 3

october 30

UI Police Seek Help Identifying Assailant

'Remarkable Cooperation' Leads To Free Training For Displaced Maytag Workers 

Iowa Law School Foundation Board Elects New Executive Committee, Members

Old Capitol Museum Adds Antique Piano To Collection

october 27

Nov. 1 Event To Mark 15th Anniversary Of UI Campus Shootings

UI Task Force Recommends Nearly Doubling On-Campus Childcare Opening

UI Named To Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

UI Army ROTC Competes In Fall Ranger Challenge Competition

october 26

New UI Program Builds Nonprofit Worker Skills

1969 Basketball Team, Women's Archives Featured At Women's Sports Celebration

Mississippi River Symposium Is Subject Of WMT Radio Program Oct. 27

october 25

MidAmerican Rewards UI Energy Efficiency With $759,000

october 24

Shaffer Selected For Leadership Fellowship

Visiting Professor Will Lecture On Political Correctness Oct. 27

october 23

LGBT Center Grand Opening Set For Oct. 29

Halloween Fun In Store At Museums, Geoscience Department

october 20

UI Hosts Mississippi River Symposium On Preeminence Of Water Oct. 28-30

Obermann Center To Host Cmiel Collaborative Semester On Human Labor

UI Students Asked To Nominate Top Teachers

october 19

Foundation Celebrates 50th Anniversary; Board Elects New Members, Honors Staff

Sci-Fi Fanzines' View Of World War II On Exhibit At UI Libraries

Dedication Ceremony For Hawkeye Tennis And Recreation Complex Is Oct. 25

october 18

Anti-war Activist Cindy Sheehan To Speak Oct. 24 At UI

october 17

Kinnick Stadium To Be Scene Of Disaster Drill Friday, Oct. 20

october 16

Barron Receives National Education Service Award For Admissions Work

Iowa House Hotel To Go Non-Smoking Nov. 15

Museum Of Natural History Hosts Archaeology Open House Oct. 19

october 13

UI Police, Iowa City Police Release Sketch Of Suspect in Assault Cases

october 12

UI To Host Festival Of Books For Young People Oct. 21

'Take Back the Night' March And Rally Scheduled For Oct. 19

Marshall Honored By Illinois Fund-Raising Professionals

october 11

UI's Old Capitol And Art Building West Projects Win AIA Honors

october 9

Scott, Lehnertz To Give Presentation On Campus Architecture Oct. 12

Free Trade Focus Of First Provost's Forum In February 2007

october 6

Joan Kjaer Promoted To Deputy Director Of Iowa Public Radio

Furland Honored For Residence Hall Work

october 5

Iowa Archaeology Month Features Statewide Events

Ombudsperson Report Says Job Conflicts Remain Staff's Greatest Concern

UI To Host United Way Kick-off Event

Mitch Albom Speaks Oct. 12 As Part Of UI Lecture Series

UI Recreational Services Offers 'Shape Up' Program

Women's Center Annual Spaghetti Dinner To Be Held Oct. 13

UI Recreational Services Offers Wellness Programs

october 4

WSUI/KSUI Fall Fund Drive Set For Oct. 13-20

UI Symposium To Examine Race And Sport Oct. 12-14

october 3

Old Capitol Film To Be Shown Oct. 6

Atchison Named Interim Director Of University Hygienic Lab

Museum of Natural History's "Fossil Guy" Programs Feature Dinosaurs

Obermann Center Invites Interdisciplinary Research Grant Proposals

Expert to Discuss Accessing NIH Grants

october 2

UI Partners With NGI To Build New Facility In Oakdale Research Park

UI Alumni Association Board Welcomes New Leadership

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Health

october 31

'Celebration Of Music, Medicine And Community' Coming Nov. 2-10

Registration Open For Nov. 28 Conference On Aging and Cancer

Mini Medical School In Dubuque Nov. 14 To Focus On Aging

Mix 96 To Broadcast Children's Miracle Network Radiothon Nov. 16-17

october 26

Community Program To Focus On Heart Disease Nov. 9

october 25

UI Breaks Ground For New University Hygienic Laboratory

Participants To 'Celebrate Life' At Transplant Reunion

Carousel Volkswagen Jingle Cross Ready To Rock; Horner To Ride

People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Join Study

october 24

Abboud Will Receive AAMC Distinguished Research Award

october 23

Poultry Expert To Discuss Avian Influenza Oct. 30

october 20

Former Surgeon General Elders To Speak At Nursing Conference

UI Medical Students Named To Gold Humanism Honor Society

UI Medical Students Inducted Into AOA Honor Society

october 19

UI Hospitals And Clinics CFO Takes New Position

UI Dance Marathon To Host Halloween Party For Families

Public Health Leadership Topic Of Oct. 23 Conference

Retailer Provides $150,000 To Fight Childhood Obesity

Pharmacy Graduate Student To Receive AAPS Fellowship

october 18

UI Health Care Researchers To Study Cardiac Stem Cells

october 17

UI Medication Study Invites People With Schizophrenia

UI Researchers Aim To Reduce Schizophrenia Relapse

october 16

Gene Involved In Common Birth Defect Also Regulates Skin Biology

UI Study Seeks Adults With Urinary Frequency, Painful Bladder Problems

october 13

UI Researchers Studying Novel Therapy For Prostate Cancer

Pharmacists Assume Increasingly Larger Role In Today's Health Care

october 12

Davis Appointed To Keettel Chair

Cancer In Iowa, Ames Area Is Topic Of Oct. 26 Program

october 11

Markham Named UI Carver College Of Medicine Assistant Dean

NIH Grant To UI Addresses Underage Drinking

UI Center Receives Funding To Train Public Health Professionals

October 10

Smith Elected To Institute Of Medicine

Study IDs Protein That Inhibits HIV From Growing In Cell Cultures

UI Department of Internal Medicine Presents Benefit Piano Recital Oct. 18

october 9

Talk On Markets And Medicine To Be Held Oct. 12

UI Specialist Heads National Oral Surgery Board

UI Researchers Conducting Flu Vaccine Study

october 6

Health Services As Instrument Of International Politics Focus Of Conference

UI Researcher Receives Funding For Diabetes Research

UI Nursing Leader To Receive Alumni Honor

UI Sports Medicine Center Offers Women's Fitness Seminar

Medical Student Receives Pisacano Scholarship

october 5

UI Scientists Receive NASA Grant

october 4

UI Pharmacy Students Promoting American Pharmacists Month

october 3

CDC Flu Expert To Discuss Pandemic Influenza Threat Oct. 6

UI Physician Honored For Safeguarding Children

Mini Medical School In Des Moines To Focus On Vision, Aging

Milk Bank Directors To Meet In Iowa

UI Specialists To Discuss Inflammatory Bowel Disease

UI Sports Medicine Specialist Earns Golfer Fitness Certification

october 2

Engelhardt Named Head Of Anatomy And Cell Biology

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Iowa Center for the Arts

october 31

Nov. 7 Francine Prose Master Class Focuses On Cheever Short Story

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Frank McCourt Delivers University Lecture Nov. 9

Local Students Attended Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company Matinee In Hancher

october 27

Art Historians From Duke University Will Speak At UI Nov. 8 & 9 CANCELED

Elizabeth Peyton, Painter Of Celebrities, Will Speak At UI Nov. 9

University Theatres Gallery Series Presents 'The Exhibitionists' Nov. 9-12

Bauer Joined By Chang, Miller On WSUI 'Live From Prairie Lights' Nov. 10

Johnson County Landmark Will Spotlight Alumni Composers Nov. 12

'Classical Savion' Weds Tap Dance, Live Classical Music Nov. 15 In Hancher

Plunged Into English, Khalvati Learned Not To Take Language For Granted

october 26

Oct. 29 IWP Cinemateque Is A Portrait Of Estonian Composer Arvo Part

University Theatres Gallery Series Presents 'Twitch' Nov. 2-5

Perry, Clay Share Books And Music On 'Talk Of Iowa Live' Nov. 3

Artist/Gay Activist Miller Reads 'Live From Prairie Lights' Nov. 9

Family Classic 'Peter And The Wolf' Will Be Performed In Hancher Nov. 12

october 25

Hancher Showcase Holiday Shopping Hours Begin Oct. 31

Jakovcic Will Play Solos And Duos For Nov. 8 Faculty Recital

Huckleberry Will Play Pieces Of Personal Significance Nov. 10

Swedish Organist Will Play Guest Recital At UI Nov. 11

october 23

IWP Writers Reflect On Iowa Experience In 'Images Of America' Nov. 3

Francine Prose Reads On WSUI 'Live From Prairie Lights' Nov. 6

Miami City Ballet Performs 'Don Quixote' Nov. 10 In Hancher

october 20

Zurawski Will Speak On 'A Treasure Of 18th-Century French Painting' Oct. 26

UI School Of Music Presents Annual 'Choral Collage' Oct. 28

Turner, Hampl, Perry Read On 'Live From Prairie Lights'

UI Dance Company Presents 'Breathless: Dance Gala 2006' Nov. 3-4 In Hancher

october 19

O'Sullivan Will Play Solo Baroque Cello Recital At Trinity Nov. 2

Classical Music And Comics Will Coexist On Nov. 3 'Know The Score' Broadcast

Iowa Percussion Presents Music From Near And Far Nov. 5

october 18

Kenneth Tse Will Present The Concert Saxophone In UI Recital Nov. 3

october 17

Natalia Zukerman Brings Musical Mix To WSUI's 'Talk of Iowa Live' Oct. 27

Doris Kareva's Mysterious Powers Help Her 'Follow The Poem,' Dance To Its Rhythm

Hawkeye Marching Band And Other Top Bands Come Into Hancher Nov. 7, 8

october 16

Guest Tubist Will Present Recital At UI Oct. 29

Hamilton Headlines Oct. 23-26 Readings On 'Live From Prairie Lights'

Fusion Of Intermedia Art, Electronic Music Will Be At Museum Of Art Oct. 26

october 13

Dave Zollo Performs On WSUI's 'Talk Of Iowa Live' Oct. 20

Feldstein And Bloom Will Discuss 'The Oxford Project' Oct. 22

Field And Mattax Inaugurate Period Instrument Series Oct. 23

Illinois Brass Quintet Will Give UI Guest Concert Oct. 24

Visiting Metal Artist Minato Nakamura Will Give Lecture At UI Oct. 25

UI Gallery Series Presents 'Bloody Lies' Oct. 26-29

Nosikva Will Play 18th- And 19th-Century Piano Program Oct. 29

october 12

Kurt Vonnegut Prints Will Be On Display At Schaeffer Library Dedication

Jazz/Classical Pianist Donal Fox Will Be Soloist For Concert Oct. 25

Pulitzer-Winning Poet James Tate Presents Ida Beam Lecture At UI Oct. 26

Friends Honor Musical Friendship On UI Faculty/Guest Recital Oct. 27 CANCELED

october 11

Parking Will Be Tight At Oct. 21 And 22 UI Arts Events

IWP Presents Oct. 27 Reading And Panel Discussion

Hancher Presents Musicians From Marlboro Nov. 1 In Clapp Recital Hall

october 10

Timothy Stalter Discusses Conducting For 'Saturday Scholars' Oct. 14

Sa'adeh Introduces His Palestinian Cinema In IWP Event Oct. 22

october 9

Maia Quartet Opens Family Concert Series Oct. 22 With 'Storytelling'

october 6

Acclaimed Songstress Edie Carey To Perform On "Talk Of Iowa" Oct 13

UI Museum Of Art Will Host Annual Fundraiser Oct. 14

Science Fiction Writer Kelly Link Reads Oct. 17 On "Live From Prairie Lights"

Quintets And Choirs Will Present Music Centennial Concert Oct 18

Guest Duo Will Perform Music For Piano, Cello -- And Voice! -- Oct. 19

Iowa Humorist Irelan Reads From "A Firefly In The Night" Oct. 19 On WSUI

UI Undergraduate Directors' Festival Presents Pair Of One-Acts Oct. 19-22

Novelist Alice McDermott Reads From New Novel Oct. 20 On WSUI

UI Afro-Cuban Drum And Dance Ensemble Performs Oct. 20-22

UI International Writing Program Presents Readings Oct. 20 And 22

october 5

Guest Pianist Ryan Fogg Will Play Free Recital Oct. 16

Wolfe-Nez Duo Will Play Contemporary Music At Oct. 21 Recital

With Inspiration From Stern, Pletzinger's Literary Career Is Off And Running

october 4

IWP Presents Oct. 20 Panel About National Identity In Writing

Pulitzer-Winning Novelist Chabon Presents Ida Beam Lecture At UI Oct. 18

UI Writers' Workshop Schaeffer Library Will Be Dedicated Oct. 20

Guest Composers Headline Center For New Music Concert Oct. 15

october 2

UI Storytelling Class Shares Tales of Bad Judgment on 'Talk of Iowa' Oct. 6

Novelist Horn Presents Oct. 16 WSUI Reading

IWP Guest Azriel Bibliowicz From Colombia Presents Bi-Lingual Reading Oct. 10

Distinguished Opera Director Shares Experiences At UI Oct. 10

Philharmonia Orchestra Will Present Free Concert Oct. 15

'Rent' Returns To UI Hancher Auditorium Oct. 21 & 22

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Business

october 30

Pomerantz Center, Alumni Association Expand Alumni Career Service Offerings

october 26

Schmidt To Be Honored For Pioneering Test Research

october 23

Financial Times Ranks Tippie Executive MBA Among World's Best

UI Student is Finalist For Global Student Entrepreneur Award

october 19

Innovative Software Engineering Moves To Oakdale Research Park

october 18

Alumnus To Discuss Leveraged Buy-outs In UI Lecture

october 16

UI Research Park, Innovative Software Engineering Host Open House

october 12

RSM McGladrey And UI Team Up To Help Students Understand Finances

october 11

Business College Honors Alumnus With International Business Leadership Award

october 9

MidAmerican Holdings Head To Speak At UI

Talk On Markets And Medicine To Be Held Oct. 12

october 5

JPEC Offering Mini-Grants To Help Teach Entrepreneurship

october 2

UI Partners With NGI To Build New Facility In Oakdale Research Park

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Law

october 20

Law Professor Schneider Wins Yale Dissertation Award

october 12

Dodd To Discuss Nuremberg Trials At Law School Lecture

october 10

Law Symposium Hosts Edwards to Discuss Poverty Oct. 14

October 3

UI Law School Featured In Princeton Review's "Best 170 Law Schools"

UI Law Alumnus Tells of U.S. Peace Efforts for Darfur

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Education

october 19

School Counselor Programs Net Regional Award For Gifted Education Emphasis

october 18

Assistive Technology Center Holds Grand Opening Oct. 20

october 9

Phillips To Speak On Balancing Accommodation, Testing Validity Oct. 12

october 2

Workshop Demonstrated 'Learning With Understanding' For Korean Educators

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

october 27

UI Biologist Nets $1,973,449 NSF Grant To Study Origins Of Photosynthesis

Lecturer To Discuss Immigrant Farmers In 19th Century New England Nov. 3

october 23

Development And Disease Is Subject Of Oct. 28 Lecture

october 18

Annual Latino Conference To Be Held In Des Moines Oct. 27-28

october 13

UI Lecturer To Discuss Asian Segregation In Jim Crow South Oct. 20

october 12

Philosopher Alain Badiou To Deliver Ida Beam Lecture

Michael O'Hara Named Starch Faculty Fellow

october 9

Overwork Expert De Graaf To Speak On New Economy Oct. 23 At UI

UI Urban And Regional Planning Program Hosts Open House Oct. 19

october 6

Catholic Feminist Theologian To Speak Oct. 9 At UI

october 4

Exhibitions, Lectures, Films Explore Relationships Between Humans, Animals

october 3

ITS Research Scientist Gets $221,000 NIH Grant For Parallel Computing Study

october 2

UI Nets $670,000 Grant To Troubleshoot Major Global Cyberinfrastructure

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Engineering

october 30

Carmichael, Stanier Named UI Reps To Atmospheric Research Consortium

october 25

Etwebi Lectures On Modern Libya At ICFRC Luncheon Nov. 2

october 24

UI Engineering Caterpillar Colloquium On Polymerization Will Be Oct. 26

'My Aching Back' Presentation Set For Nov. 1 In Des Moines

october 17

Papanicolaou Receives $150,000 Federal Grant To Study Water-Soil Interface

october 11

Engineer Receives $340,000 NSF Grant To Study Cell Stress

october 4

Engineer Receives $1.98 Million NIH Grant To Develop Biomechanics Toolkit

October 3

ITS Research Scientist Gets $221,000 NIH Grant For Parallel Computing Study

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International Programs

october 31

Filios, Sidel Awarded Stanley International Programs-Obermann Fellowships

october 30

Brazilian Lesbian Identity Topic Of International Mondays Lecture Nov. 6

october 27

Annual CIVIC Meeting Premiers Video Nov. 2

october 24

Costume Swing-Dance Party Open To Public Oct. 27

october 23

Lessons From The Inuit Focus Of Oct. 30 International Mondays

october 19

UICHR Hosts Human Rights Watch Traveling Film Festival In October

october 17

Hindu 'Monkey God' Topic Of Oct. 23 International Mondays Lecture

october 12

Local Attorney Speaks About Prisoner Rights At Oct. 18 Lecture

IWP Writer Kareva To Give ICFRC Talk On Estonian Artists Oct. 18

october 9

Workshop Offers Intercultural Training For Leaders Of Non-Profits

International Crossroads Community Open House Oct. 15 Features New Location

Antiterrorism Policy In U.S. Focus Of Oct. 16 International Mondays Lecture

october 5

Human Rights Watch Executive Lectures On Human Rights Careers Oct. 10

Takirambudde To Give ICFRC Talk On China's Role In Africa

october 2

Human Rights Watch Africa Director Peter Takirambudde To Visit Oct. 9-11

Air Pollution In France Focus Of Oct. 9 International Mondays Lecture

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